Politics aside, Gov. Kathleen Blanco was a Governor who deeply cared for the State of Louisiana and was unfortunate enough to be thrown into the chaos of Hurricane Katrina, which ultimately cost her the Governor’s seat. She was also a daughter of Iberia Parish, where I live, and a devoted mother and wife. Our prayers are with Gov. Blanco during this time.
BATON ROUGE — Former Gov. Kathleen Blanco, who has been battling cancer since 2017, has entered hospice care.
The former governor announced in 2017 she suffered from ocular melanoma, which was first diagnosed in 2011 and reappeared in October 2017 during a routine checkup in Memphis.
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